66 relations: Alexandria, Amos (prophet), Ancient Egypt, Antioch, Apotropaic magic, Armenian calendar, Augustus, Babylonian calendar, Cairo, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, Common year, Coptic calendar, Decree of Canopus, Egypt (Roman province), Egyptian calendar, Era of the Martyrs, Ethiopia, Ethiopian calendar, Eutychus, Greek language, Gregorian calendar, Hebrew calendar, Heliacal rising, Horus, Iranian calendars, Isis, Islamic calendar, Julian calendar, Latin, Latinisation of names, Leap year, Linen, Mesori, Michigan State University, Middle Kingdom of Egypt, Nasi', Nephthys, Osiris, Oxford University Press, Parsoma, Pharaoh, Plymouth, Poemen, Pope John XIV of Alexandria, Pope John XV of Alexandria, Pope Liberius, Pre-Islamic Arabian calendar, Ptolemaic Kingdom, Ptolemy III Euergetes, ..., Pyramid Texts, Ra, Raphael (archangel), Richard Anthony Parker, Romanization of Arabic, Saint Titus, Sansculottides, Season of the Harvest, Season of the Inundation, Sekhmet, Set (deity), Sirius, Thoth, Thout, Transliteration of Ancient Egyptian, Zoroastrian calendar. Expand index (16 more) » « Shrink index
Alexandria (or; Arabic: الإسكندرية; Egyptian Arabic: إسكندرية; Ⲁⲗⲉⲝⲁⲛⲇⲣⲓⲁ; Ⲣⲁⲕⲟⲧⲉ) is the second-largest city in Egypt and a major economic centre, extending about along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea in the north central part of the country.
Amos was one of the Twelve Minor Prophets.
Ancient Egypt was a civilization of ancient Northeastern Africa, concentrated along the lower reaches of the Nile River - geographically Lower Egypt and Upper Egypt, in the place that is now occupied by the countries of Egypt and Sudan.
Antioch on the Orontes (Antiókheia je epi Oróntou; also Syrian Antioch)Ἀντιόχεια ἡ ἐπὶ Ὀρόντου; or Ἀντιόχεια ἡ ἐπὶ Δάφνῃ, "Antioch on Daphne"; or Ἀντιόχεια ἡ Μεγάλη, "Antioch the Great"; Antiochia ad Orontem; Անտիոք Antiok; ܐܢܛܝܘܟܝܐ Anṭiokya; Hebrew: אנטיוכיה, Antiyokhya; Arabic: انطاكية, Anṭākiya; انطاکیه; Antakya.
Apotropaic magic (from Greek "to ward off" from "away" and "to turn") is a type of magic intended to turn away harm or evil influences, as in deflecting misfortune or averting the evil eye.
The Armenian calendar is the calendar traditionally used in Armenia and still used by the Armenian Apostolic Church and the Armenian Catholic Church.
Augustus (Augustus; 23 September 63 BC – 19 August 14 AD) was a Roman statesman and military leader who was the first Emperor of the Roman Empire, controlling Imperial Rome from 27 BC until his death in AD 14.
The Babylonian calendar was a lunisolar calendar with years consisting of 12 lunar months, each beginning when a new crescent moon was first sighted low on the western horizon at sunset, plus an intercalary month inserted as needed by decree.
Cairo (القاهرة) is the capital of Egypt.
Cambridge is a university city and the county town of Cambridgeshire, England, on the River Cam approximately north of London.
Cambridge University Press (CUP) is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge.
A common year is a calendar year with 365 days.
The Coptic calendar, also called the Alexandrian calendar, is a liturgical calendar that was used by the Coptic Orthodox Church and is still used in Egypt.
The Decree of Canopus is a trilingual inscription in three scripts, which dates from the Ptolemaic period of Ancient Egypt.
The Roman province of Egypt (Aigyptos) was established in 30 BC after Octavian (the future emperor Augustus) defeated his rival Mark Antony, deposed Queen Cleopatra VII, and annexed the Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt to the Roman Empire.
The ancient Egyptian calendar was a solar calendar with a 365-day year.
The Era of the Martyrs (anno martyrum), also known as the Diocletian era (anno Diocletiani), is a method of numbering years used by the Church of Alexandria beginning in the 4th centuryAD and by the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria from the 5th century to the present.
Ethiopia (ኢትዮጵያ), officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (የኢትዮጵያ ፌዴራላዊ ዲሞክራሲያዊ ሪፐብሊክ, yeʾĪtiyoṗṗya Fēdēralawī Dēmokirasīyawī Rīpebilīk), is a country located in the Horn of Africa.
The Ethiopian calendar (የኢትዮጵያ ዘመን አቆጣጠር; yä'Ityoṗṗya zämän aḳoṭaṭär) is the principal calendar used in Ethiopia and also serves as the liturgical year for Christians in Eritrea and Ethiopia belonging to the Eritrean Orthodox Tewahedo Church, Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church, Eastern Catholic Churches and Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria.
Eutychus was a young man (or a youth) of Troas tended to by St. Paul.
Greek (Modern Greek: ελληνικά, elliniká, "Greek", ελληνική γλώσσα, ellinikí glóssa, "Greek language") is an independent branch of the Indo-European family of languages, native to Greece and other parts of the Eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea.
The Gregorian calendar is the most widely used civil calendar in the world.
The Hebrew or Jewish calendar (Ha-Luah ha-Ivri) is a lunisolar calendar used today predominantly for Jewish religious observances.
The heliacal rising or star rise of a star, star cluster, or galaxy occurs annually when it becomes visible above the eastern horizon for a moment before sunrise, after a period of less than a year when it had not been visible.
Horus is one of the most significant ancient Egyptian deities.
The Iranian calendars (گاهشماری ایرانی Gâhshomâriye Irâni) are a succession of calendars invented or used for over two millennia in Iran (Persia).
Isis was a major goddess in ancient Egyptian religion whose worship spread throughout the Greco-Roman world.
The Islamic, Muslim, or Hijri calendar (التقويم الهجري at-taqwīm al-hijrī) is a lunar calendar consisting of 12 months in a year of 354 or 355 days.
The Julian calendar, proposed by Julius Caesar in 46 BC (708 AUC), was a reform of the Roman calendar.
Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.
Latinisation or Latinization is the practice of rendering a non-Latin name (or word) in a Latin style.
A leap year (also known as an intercalary year or bissextile year) is a calendar year containing one additional day (or, in the case of lunisolar calendars, a month) added to keep the calendar year synchronized with the astronomical or seasonal year.
Linen is a textile made from the fibers of the flax plant.
Mesori (Ⲙⲉⲥⲱⲣⲓ, Mesōri) is the twelfth month of the Egyptian and Coptic calendars.
Michigan State University (MSU) is a public research university in East Lansing, Michigan, United States.
The Middle Kingdom of Egypt (also known as The Period of Reunification) is the period in the history of ancient Egypt between circa 2050 BC and 1710 BC, stretching from the reunification of Egypt under the impulse of Mentuhotep II of the Eleventh Dynasty to the end of the Twelfth Dynasty.
Nasiʾ, Nasii, or Nasie (النسيء, al-Nasīʾ, "postponement") was an aspect of the calendar of pre-Islamic Arabia, mentioned in the Quran in the context of the "four forbidden months".
Nephthys (Νέφθυς) or Nebthet or Neber-Het was a goddess in ancient Egyptian religion.
Osiris (from Egyptian wsjr, Coptic) is an Egyptian god, identified as the god of the afterlife, the underworld, and rebirth.
Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.
Saint Parsoma the Naked (1257–1317) is an Egyptian saint, recognized by the Coptic Orthodox Church.
Pharaoh (ⲡⲣ̅ⲣⲟ Prro) is the common title of the monarchs of ancient Egypt from the First Dynasty (c. 3150 BCE) until the annexation of Egypt by the Roman Empire in 30 BCE, although the actual term "Pharaoh" was not used contemporaneously for a ruler until circa 1200 BCE.
Plymouth is a city situated on the south coast of Devon, England, approximately south-west of Exeter and west-south-west of London.
Abba Poemen The Great (Greek: Ὁ Ἅγιος Ποιμήν; ποιμήν means "shepherd") (c. 340–450) was an Egyptian monk and early Desert Father who is the most quoted Abba (Father) in the Apophthegmata Patrum (Sayings of the Desert Fathers).
Pope John XIV of Alexandria, 96th Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark.
Pope John XV of Alexandria (Abba Yoannis El-Mallawany) (died 7 September 1629) was the 99th Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark.
Pope Liberius (310 – 24 September 366) was Pope of the Catholic Church from 17 May 352 until his death on 24 September 366.
Inscriptions of the ancient South Arabian calendars reveal the use of a number of local calendars.
The Ptolemaic Kingdom (Πτολεμαϊκὴ βασιλεία, Ptolemaïkḕ basileía) was a Hellenistic kingdom based in Egypt.
Ptolemy III Euergetes (Πτολεμαῖος Εὐεργέτης, Ptolemaĩos Euergétēs "Ptolemy the Benefactor"; 284–222 BC) was the third king of the Ptolemaic dynasty in Egypt from 246 to 222 BCE.
The Pyramid Texts are a collection of ancient Egyptian religious texts from the time of the Old Kingdom.
Ra (rꜥ or rˤ; also transliterated rˤw; cuneiform: ri-a or ri-ia) or Re (ⲣⲏ, Rē) is the ancient Egyptian sun god.
Raphael (Hebrew: רָפָאֵל, translit. Rāfāʾēl, lit. 'It is God who heals', 'God Heals', 'God, Please Heal'; Ραφαήλ, ⲣⲁⲫⲁⲏⲗ, رفائيل) is an archangel in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.
Richard Anthony Parker (December 10, 1905 – June 3, 1993) was a prominent Egyptologist and professor of Egyptology.
The romanization of Arabic writes written and spoken Arabic in the Latin script in one of various systematic ways.
Titus (Τίτος) was an early Christian missionary and church leader, a companion and disciple of Paul the Apostle, mentioned in several of the Pauline epistles including the Epistle to Titus.
The Sansculottides (also Epagomènes; French Sans-culottides, Sanculottides, jours complémentaires, jours épagomènes) are holidays following the last month of the year on the French Republican Calendar which was used following the French Revolution from approximately 1793 to 1805.
The Season of the Harvest or Low Water was the third and final season of the lunar and civil Egyptian calendars.
The Season of the Inundation or Flood (Ꜣḫt) was the first season of the lunar and civil Egyptian calendars.
In Egyptian mythology, Sekhmet (or Sachmis, also spelled Sakhmet, Sekhet, or Sakhet, among other spellings, is a warrior goddess as well as goddess of healing. She is depicted as a lioness, the fiercest hunter known to the Egyptians. It was said that her breath formed the desert. She was seen as the protector of the pharaohs and led them in warfare. Her cult was so dominant in the culture that when the first pharaoh of the twelfth dynasty, Amenemhat I, moved the capital of Egypt to Itjtawy, the centre for her cult was moved as well. Religion, the royal lineage, and the authority to govern were intrinsically interwoven in ancient Egypt during its approximately three millennia of existence. Sekhmet is also a solar deity, sometimes called the daughter of Ra and often associated with the goddesses Hathor and Bast. She bears the Solar disk and the uraeus which associates her with Wadjet and royalty. With these associations she can be construed as being a divine arbiter of Ma'at ("justice" or "order") in the Judgment Hall of Osiris, associating her with the Wadjet (later the Eye of Ra), and connecting her with Tefnut as well.
Set or Seth (Egyptian: stẖ; also transliterated Setesh, Sutekh, Setekh, or Suty) is a god of the desert, storms, disorder, violence, and foreigners in ancient Egyptian religion.
Sirius (a romanization of Greek Σείριος, Seirios,."glowing" or "scorching") is a star system and the brightest star in the Earth's night sky.
Thoth (from Greek Θώθ; derived from Egyptian ḏḥw.ty) is one of the deities of the Egyptian pantheon.
Thout (Ⲑⲱⲟⲩⲧ), also known as Thoth (Θωθ, Thōth) and Tut.
In the field of Egyptology, transliteration of Ancient Egyptian is the process of converting (or mapping) texts written in the Egyptian language to alphabetic symbols representing uniliteral hieroglyphs or their hieratic and Demotic counterparts.
Adherents of Zoroastrianism use three distinct versions of traditional calendars for liturgical purposes, all derived from medieval Iranian calendars, ultimately based on the Babylonian calendar as used in the Achaemenid empire.
Al-Nasi, Birth of Horus, Birth of Isis, Birth of Nephthys, Birth of Osiris, Birth of Set, Birth of Seth, Days above the Year, Days over the Year, Days upon the Year, Egyptian epagomenal days, Egyptian intercalary month, El Nasii, El-Nasi, Epag., Epagomenae, Epagomenal days (Egypt), Epagomenal days (Ethiopia), Epagomenoi, Ethiopian intercalary month, Five Days (Egypt), Five Days above the Year, Five Days over the Year, Five Days upon the Year, Heriu Renpet, Hryw Rnpt, Intercalary days (Egypt), Intercalary days (Ethiopia), Intercalary month (Ethiopia), Kouji Nabot, Mswt 3st, Mswt Hr, Mswt Nbt Hwt, Mswt Sth, Mswt Wsir, Mswt n 3st, Nasi' (Egypt), Nasie, Nasii, Paguemain, Pagume, Pi Kogi Enavot.